What you didn't see in CBS' Beatles salute

February 10, 2014 6:08 PM

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What you didn't see in CBS' Beatles salute

Viewers who tuned in Sunday night to “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles” on the 50th anniversary of the band's debut appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" got to see most of what transpired two weeks earlier when the show was filmed at the Los Angeles Convention Center. But a couple of noteworthy bits wound up on the editing room floor.

Musically, the biggest surprise was the edit of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr’s performance of “Hey Jude,” their first time playing the song together since 1968. At the Convention Center, the extended vamp of the song’s signature “Na-na-na na-na-na-nahhhh” singalong was considerably longer than wha...

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